Posts Tagged ‘free’

Diabetes Prevention Class at CornUCopia Today!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center presents:

Diabetes Education: Eat Strong, Play Hard, Get Lots of Sleep

A part of the Healthy Kids Education Series

Tuesday November 13th from 6-8pm

at CornUCopia Place

Free Event, Gift Card Drawing, and Snacks!

Register now!

Call Julia DiBaggio at (216)341-1455 or visit to register.

For More information call:

Diabetes Education Program at St.Vincent Charity Medical Center 

                  2322 East 22nd Street, Ste 200    216-363-2732


Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Join Dr. Eugene Sanders, Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO, as he shares updates on the District’s Academic Transformation Plan. Parents, Students and community members are encouraged to attend and learn about the prograss of this bold initiative


6 PM- 8 PM

Monday November 22, 2010 @ Langston Hughes Center 2390 E. 79th Street

Monday December 6, 2010 @ Estabrook Recreation Center 4125 Fulton Rd.

Monday December 13,2010 @John F. Kennedy Recreation Center 17300 Harvard Rd.

Thursday December 16, 2010 James A. Garfield School 3800 W. 140th St.

Light refreshments will be served…


For more imformation please contact the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Family & Community Engagement (F.A.C.E.) AT 216-858-0117 or visit their website at

Author of “The Search Of Community” in Cleveland

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

In Search of Community

Peter Lovenheim, author of in the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street one Sllepover at  a Time, will discuss his book and talk about his search for community on his street.

Hear from others in Greater Cleveland on the importance of building community, what they are doing to get to know their neighbors, and why it’s so important to creating healthy neighborhoods.

Wednesday, November 10th


10:30am to 12:30pm

Trinity Commons Cleveland


RSVP by calling 216-925-4901 or visit

The 6th Annual Cleveland Senior Walk

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The 6th Annual Senior Walk

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Cleveland City Hall, Mall C

601 Lakeside Avenue, Clevelan, Ohio

If Rain or Construction, the walk will take place  inside Public Hall

Registration & Health Screenings at 8:45a.m.

Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.

Bring comfortable shoes and come down for this FREE one or two mile fun walk. T-shirts will be provided!

Walkers are encouraged to carpool and park in the Municipal Lot at E. 9th Street and the Shoreway for $3.00 (Exact change required) (All vans and buses transporting groups too!)

 FREE shuttles will be available from the Municipal Lot to take walkers to City Hall.

For questions or more information, contact the Cleveland Department of Aging at 216-664-2833.


Fight Back! Save Your Neighborhood!

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Fight Back! Save Your Neighborhood!

Learn about things YOU can do to stop foreclosures, blight, and decay!

Neighborhood Connections and Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP) invite you to learn practical and effective ways to stem the tide of foreclosures and to fight decay and blight in your neighborhood.

Thursday, September 30th -6pm to 9pm

Trinity Commons 2230 Euclid Avennue (Free Parking off Prospect Avenue)

RSVP by 9/23/10 by visiting or by calling 216.925.4901

FREE and OPEN to the public


Boy Scouts Free Leaf Raking Application Due Tomorrow!

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

The Cleveland Department of Aging is collaborating with the Greater Cleveland Council of the Boy Scouts of America to hold Yard Charge 2010 where the scouts will rake leaves for Cleveland Senior Citizens.

The leaf raking will take place on Saturday morning November 13th (or a rescheduled date if there is inclement weather). Please note, you do not have to be home the day the Boy Scouts rake your yard. Likewise, you do not have to worry about the bags being left on your tree lawn as the City has arranged for a special trash pick-up that day to collect the leaf bags.

If you have any questions you can contact the City of Cleveland Department of Aging Chore Program at 216-664-3998 or 216-664-4694.  Applications are also available at BBC’s office at 7201 Kinsman Rd. Suite 104

You’re Invited To A Day of Play

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010





Join us as we roll up our sleeves and play! As a part of National Day of Play,we are hosting a Field Day at the E. 73rd Street KaBOOM! Playground. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in three-legged races, obstacle courses, kickball and more. The field Day event will encourage youth to live healthy and active lives. This will be one of thousands of 2010 Play Days across the country.

Play with us on:


Saturday, September 25, 2010

11:00 AM2:00 PM

2278 E. 73rd Street (between Cedar and Central Avenues)

Cleveland, Ohio 44103


To find out how to volunteer or donate, please contact:
 Akanni Thomas
Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc


BBC builds a new play ground in one day!

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

On July 10, 2010,  Burten, Bell, Carr, Development Inc., (BBC) KaBOOM!, and Foresters Insurance along with over 300 volunteers including sororities and fraternities, small businesses, local colleges, active community residents, and individuals constructed a playground on East 73rd Street between Central and Cedar Avenues in the East Central neighborhood of Cleveland. 

 For more information, check out our KaBOOM! page on our web site by clicking here.

Photos of the event are on our Face Book page.  Click on the Face Book link below to view.

Building Bridges Arts Collaborative Open House tomorrow

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

                            Join Building Bridges Arts Collaborative for the

Summer Mural Institute

Open House

Friday July 30th, 2010  5 – 7 pm

3800 Bridge Avenue

Cleveland Ohio 44112

 ( Enter through side door on W. 38th Street)

The Summer Mural Institute has been providing job training and leadership development to youth in Cleveland neighborhoods while creating large scale  public murals.

Come see the progress the Teen Apprentices  from Cleveland and East Cleveland have made on their murals.

Come meet  emerging artists from the Cleveland Institute of Art.

 Come visit  Artists in Residence Ted Kurtz and Danny Carver, who  have made murals for the Larchmere and Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood.

 For more information, please contact:

Katherine Chilcote, Artistic Director

Neighborhood Connections Grant Seeker Work Shops

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010


Next NC Proposal Deadline Friday, August 13

NC Grantseeker Workshops Proposal’s Due Friday, August 13th at 5pm .

Neighborhood Connections hosts several orientation sessions for groups looking to apply for funding. Groups are encouraged to attend the Grantseeker Orientation and to attend a Budget Workshop. At Grantseeker Workshops, participants get key information on the Neighborhood Connections’ grantmaking process. Learn what the grantmaking committee looks for in proposals, and get specifics on how to complete the application, including the budget. All applicants are encouraged to attend this session!

They now offer Budget Workshops for groups looking to get more detailed information on how to complete the NC Grant Application budget. One on one assistance is also available to groups that have already started their application. These sessions provide one on one assistance for those interested.

Neighborhood Connections hosts several orientation sessions for groups looking to apply for funding. Groups are encouragee to attend the Grantseeker Orientation and to attend a Budget Workshop. See below for the dates, times, and locations for upcoming workshops.  

Grantseeker Orientation
Get key information on the Neighborhood Connections’ grantmaking process. Learn what our grantmaking committee looks for in the application, and get specifics on how to complete the application, including the budget.

Saturday, July 17th, 11am to 1pm
Carnegie West Branch, Cleveland Public Library
1900 Fulton Road

Tuesday, July 27th, 6pm to 8pm
Hispanic Alliance
3110 West 25th Street

Tuesday, August 3rd, 4pm to 6pm
Collinwood Branch, Cleveland Public Library
856 East 152nd Street

Budget Orientation

Need more detailed information on how to complete the budget in the application? Learn more at one of these sessions.

Thursday, July 22nd, 4pm to 6pm
Fleet Branch, Cleveland Public Library
7224 Broadway Avenue

Wednesday, July 28th, 6pm to 8pm
Calvary Reformed Church
1918 West 65th Street

One-on-one Assistance

Need individual assistance from our staff to help with the application? These drop-in assistance centers offer help for applicants who have begun writing their application, but still have questions.

Saturday, July 24th, 10am to 1pm
Lorain Branch, Cleveland Public Library
8216 Lorain

Saturday, August 7th, 10am to 1pm
Addison Branch, Cleveland Public Library
6901 Superior

One on one assistance is also available by appointment by calling 216.393.4642 or 216.245.5335.